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    Re: It has been a

    You could also say, when aplying to a new job, the following:

    I have the experience of working for a well-known company as a (for example) financial director.

    For your new employer, that would simply imply that you have gained (most probably) the skills and knowledge required for that job.

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    #12

    Re: It has been a

    Quote Originally Posted by Weaver67 View Post
    You could also say, when applying to for a new job, the following:

    I have the experience of working for a well-known company as a (for example) financial director.

    For your new employer, that would simply imply that you have gained (most probably) the skills and knowledge required for that job.

    Not a teacher.
    Note my corrections above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #13

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    I prefer no.1. It sounds more natural and smoothy.
    But i'm not a teacher.

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    #14

    Re: It has been a

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    There's a difference. 1 means that working there was a wonderful experience. It explicitly means "working here" = "the wonderful experience".
    2 could mean that while you were working there, you had a wonderful experience. It doesn't say what that experience was.

    Therefore, I'd use 1.
    I have two doubts:

    1) Does 2nd sentence doesn't explicitly says that nice experience was because of working in the organization. It means that nice experience may be because of other reasons.

    2) I have a wonderful experience working here. What does this sentence means? is the sentence correct? I understand if the 2nd sentence is correct (as above) then this sentence should be correct. Am I right?

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    Re: It has been a

    1) 2 does not specify that the wonderful experience was working there. The wonderful experience might have been a four-week affair with a secretary, which he had (no pun intended) while he was doing a boring job there.
    2) No. "I have" is in the present tense. It's not right, and it wouldn't be natural even if it was.

    You can't just arbitrarily use 'have' and 'had'.

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    #16

    Re: It has been a

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    I prefer no.1. It sounds more natural and smoothy
    Use smooth.

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    #17

    Re: It has been a

    It has been a wonderful experience of working here.

    Is the above sentence in passive voice?

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    #18

    Re: It has been a

    No,

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    #19

    Re: It has been a

    Quote Originally Posted by suniljain View Post
    It has been a wonderful experience of working here.

    Is the above sentence in passive voice?
    Hello, suniljain.
    It's not in the passive, unfortunately.

    Do you know how to form the passive?
    http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.o...-passive-voice


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    #20

    Re: It has been a

    It cannot be passive if the verb 'to be' is followed by a noun or an adjective.
    I am not a teacher.

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